Big Brothers Big Sisters is
holding its most significant fundraiser of the year in Sanford on April 9. We’re
inviting the UNE community of students, staff and faculty to participate in the
for Kid’s Sake.
Brothers Big Sisters is not your typical organization. We help
realize their potential and build their futures. We nurture children and
strengthen communities. And we couldn’t do any of it without
We believe that inherent in every child is the ability to
succeed and thrive in life. Most children served by Big Brothers Big Sisters
live in single-parent and low-income families, or households where a parent is
Locally, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Maine makes
meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children
(“Littles”) throughout Cumberland and York County’s. Currently, there are about 25 children on the wait list for a
Big, a majority in Biddeford and Sanford. Most are boys.
addition to raising much needed funds, Bowl for Kid’s Sake is tremendous fun as
teams challenge one another. It can serve to
enhance team building. It’s an
opportunity for the UNE community to give back to the local community.
Sanford ME (15 miles west of Biddeford)
a.m. – 3p.m.
of 4 or 5 are being recruited from throughout the community. Angela, will you
consider being a Recruitment Leader? or designating someone else? (see
attached). Participant’s who raise $75 receive a t-shirt. Other incentives
include Sea Dogs and Red Sox tickets. Visit www.somebigsbowl.kintera.org for
Your support will help put
Big Brothers and Big Sisters in children's lives, right here in Southern Maine.
Let me know if you’d like me to meet with a student group, or how else I may be